Russell Means (1939–2012)


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Russell Means was born an Oglala/Lakota Sioux Indian. He was the first national director of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in which role he became prominent during the 1973 standoff with the U.S. government at Wounded Knee. In 1987, he joined the U.S. Libertarian Party and announced his candidacy for the party's presidential nomination. (He ... See full bio »

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(1994)
(1992)
Pocahontas Powhatan
(1995)
Pathfinder Pathfinder
(2007)

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 2014 Days and Nights
Big Jim
 2013 Banshee (TV Series)
Benjamin Longshadow
- Wicks (2013) ... Benjamin Longshadow
- The Kindred (2013) ... Benjamin Longshadow
- Meet the New Boss (2013) ... Benjamin Longshadow
- Pilot (2013) ... Benjamin Longshadow
 2012 Tiger Eyes
Willie Ortiz
 2010 The Sasquatch and the Girl (Short)
Narrator
 2008 Rez Bomb
Dodds
 2008 Turok: Son of Stone (Video)
Shaman / Chief Sentry (voice)
 2007/V Intervention
 2007 Unearthed
Grandpa
 2007 Pathfinder
Pathfinder
 2005 Looks Twice (Short)
Joaquin
 2005 Into the West (TV Mini Series)
Older Running Fox
- Casualties of War (2005) ... Older Running Fox
- Hell on Wheels (2005) ... Older Running Fox
- Dreams and Schemes (2005) ... Older Running Fox
 2004 Black Cloud
Bud
 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
Wandering Bear
- Wandering Bear (2004) ... Wandering Bear
 2002 29 Palms
The Chief
 2001 Cowboy Up
Joe
 2001 Family Law (TV Series)
James Saginaw
- Americans (2001) ... James Saginaw
 2000 Thomas and the Magic Railroad
Billy Twofeathers
 2000 Wind River
Washakie
 1998 A League of Old Men
Imber
 1998 Black Cat Run (TV Movie)
Ten Reed
 1998 Pocahontas 2: Journey to a New World (Video)
Powhatan (voice)
 1998 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Dexter Birdsong
- Lady Killer (1998) ... Dexter Birdsong
- Downtime (1998) ... Dexter Birdsong
 1997 Song of Hiawatha
Mudjekeewis
 1997 Remember WENN (TV Series)
Joseph Grayhawk
- And How! (1997) ... Joseph Grayhawk
 1997 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man (TV Series)
Thomas
- Role with It (1997) ... Thomas (voice)
 1997 Profiler (TV Series)
Uncle Joe
- The Sorcerer's Apprentice (1997) ... Uncle Joe
 1996 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Luther Iron Shirt
- Plague (1996) ... Luther Iron Shirt
 1996 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Edison
- Written in Dust (1996) ... Edison
 1996 The Pathfinder (TV Movie)
Arrowhead
 1995/I Pocahontas
Powhatan (voice)
 1995 Buffalo Girls (TV Mini Series)
Sitting Bull
 1994 Under a Killing Moon (Video Game)
The Chameleon
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Old Indian
 1994 Wagons East
Chief
 1994 Windrunner
Wa Tho Huck (Country Ghost)
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans
Chingachgook
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1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »


Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)

Spouse:

Pearl Daniel  (his death)  (1 child)

Children:

Nataanii Nez Means | See more »
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Personal Quote:

What's happening in my country is also happening in your country... You don't even know it , but you're the Indians of the 21st Century, and that's very sad. See more »

Trivia:

Running for governor of New Mexico as an Independant, was a Libertarian candidate but left party October 21 See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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